GERRESHEIMER AG — The injection molder in Düsseldorf, Germany, named Ueli Utzinger group senior director communications and marketing.
IGLOO PRODUCTS CORP. — Dave Allen, president and CEO of the blow molder in Katy, Texas, was honored with the Keep America Beautiful Vision for America 2021 Award. The nonprofit organization chose to recognize Igloo's strong environmental posture, creating entire lines of eco-friendly coolers made from post-consumer plastics and an eco-friendly disposable cooler.
LACKS ENTERPRISES INC. — The automotive injection molder in Grand Rapids, Mich., named John Kennedy, CEO of Autocam Medical, and Darren Jackson, retired CEO of Advance Auto Parts, co-chairmen. Dan Bowen, CEO of Dempsey Ventures LLC, also joins the board.
MESIROW FINANCIAL HOLDINGS INC. — The investment banking firm in Chicago named Melanie Yermack managing director to lead advisory teams and build client relationships within the paper, plastics and packaging sectors.
NOVA CHEMICALS CORP. — The resin and chemicals maker in Calgary, Alberta, named Alan Schrob post-consumer resin development manager.
PRODUCTIVE PLASTICS INC. — The thermoformer in Mount. Laurel, N.J., named Evan Gilham president. In other news, CEO Hal Gilham received the Society of Plastics Engineers Inc.'s 2021 Thermoformer of the Year Award.
SUMITOMO (SHI) DEMAG DO BRAZIL — The all-electric injection molding machinery maker in São Paulo, Brazil, named Michel Carreiro managing director.
x — The plant engineering services firm in Friedrichshafen, Germany, named Markus Vöge managing director and head of its plant engineering strategic business unit.